Pluto a new discovery
By Whitley Maher
Facts about Pluto
1. The radius of Pluto is 737 miles.
2. Pluto was discovered on Febuary 18, 1930.
3. Pluto's 5 moons are Charon, Nix, Hydra, Kerberos, and Styx.
The New Horizons is a space probe launched on January 19, 2006. It is the fastest space craft ever launched. The New Horizons is the closest manmade object to Pluto! You can get new and closer pictures of Pluto from it. Its mission is to keep on going past Pluto to the Kuiper Belt and see the objects around it!
Pluto is a planet that has become a Dwarf planet.
New Horizons is the fastest space craft to be launched!
We get new pictures of Pluto from the New Horizons and we see much more than we thought it looked like!
My debate on Pluto
I think Pluto should stay a dwarf planet because then all of the other planets that go outside of the Kuiper Belt will have to be considered a planet, too!